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Tubular Worlds was a fairly popular shareware side-scrolling shooter which was commercially released in 1994. The game features a variety of weapons and enemies. It is divided into four worlds and each of them consists of four stages. Gameplay is rather basic and there are many similarities to "R-Type". The game can be played by one or two simultaneous players on three different difficulty levels.


Tubular Worlds DOS Main title
Tubular Worlds DOS Prelevel sequence
Tubular Worlds DOS Death to all who oppose me!
Tubular Worlds DOS Intro

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User Reviews

Pretty good. Tomer Gabel (4643) 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars

Critic Reviews

Secret Service / New S Service Jul, 1994 85 out of 100 85
Score Aug, 1994 84 out of 100 84
PC Games (Germany) Jun, 1994 80 out of 100 80
Joystick (French) Jun, 1994 78 out of 100 78
PC Gamer Oct, 1994 75 out of 100 75
Power Play Jun, 1994 73 out of 100 73
Play Time Jun, 1994 72 out of 100 72
PC Joker Jun, 1994 62 out of 100 62
PC Player (Germany) Jun, 1994 58 out of 100 58
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Jul, 1994 7 out of 12 58


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Amiga version

There are two Amiga versions of this game: ECS and AGA version. ECS version requires 1 MB of Chip RAM if you wish to have any sounds or music during the game.

Related Web Sites

  • DongleWare (The official game page, where you can order it. )
Tomer Gabel (4643) added Tubular Worlds (DOS) on Jun 06, 2000
Other platforms contributed by B.L. Stryker (21123) and Игги Друге (46394)